- Worst case risk measurement: back to the future?
- Insurance: Mathematics & Economics
- Volume | Issue number
- 49 | 3
- Pages (from-to)
- Document type
- Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
- Amsterdam School of Economics Research Institute (ASE-RI)
Amsterdam Business School Research Institute (ABS-RI)
This paper studies the problem of finding best-possible upper bounds on a rich class of risk measures, expressible as integrals with respect to measures, under incomplete probabilistic information. Both univariate and multivariate risk measurement problems are considered. The extremal probability distributions, generating the worst case scenarios, are also identified.
The problem of worst case risk measurement has been studied extensively by Etienne De Vijlder and his co-authors, within the framework of finite-dimensional convex analysis. This paper revisits and extends some of their results.
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